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    September 17, 2011
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>> up next, university of maryland police are on high alert after a large number of sexual assaults. >> and a crash kills three. destalse tails. >> and how a suspect at good samaritan hospital got away with personal documents. "11 news saturday morning" starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to "11 news saturday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti.
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first we want to check outside with meteorologist lowell melzer. >> you are not used to having me here, so you want to get the name right. >> plus i'm chilly. >> yeah, the fall weather is staying with us through sunday. doppler is showing us a tiny bit of precipitation that is strolling through the area. nothing to worry about. although way south of our viewing area, as you look into the virginia beach-norfolk area, they are seeing quite a bit of rain, and some of that rain could make its way to southern poringses of our -- portions of our viewing area. it is 51 degrees. 81% relative humidity. they are at 60, but i think the temperature is going to fluctuate a little throughout the morning with highs topping around 63 to 68 degrees. we'll take an extended look at your forecast coming up. >> our big store why this
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morning, national transportation safety investigators are trying to figure out why an airplane crashed at an air show in reno. three people were killed. more than 50 spectators were injured. >> it was a horrific scene. two winds describe what they saw. >> i saw the plane come around the final turn. it seemed to go out of control and pitched upward. it looped back up over the crowd, which they do when there is a mayday. a lot of these guys pull out. he pulled up. he went straight up, rolled, then nosed over and was coming straight down at our box. we were watching the problem come down at us, deciding whether we should run or stay there. then the pilot regaped some control. everybody started saying uh-oh, uh-oh. he went down, down, down, straight down, and exploded. turned around and watched the
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plane come down about 60 feet from us into the front row boxes. >> it was so tragic. it shook everybody up. >> do you get the impression he was trying to steer away from the crowd. >> i think so. the pilot is a hero. he had to be fighting those controls. >> well, the search is on this morning for the person who attacked a man with a machete. baltimore city police were called to the 6500 block of reisterstown road before 8:00 last night. we were told two men were arguing when one afacted the other with a machete. the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. >> police continue to piece together the story behind an argument between college roommates that turned deadly. investigators don't have a clear motive but bleve the roommates may have been fighting over an ipod. >> i find it sad. from what i heard, it was over
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an ipod. i find it sad this is what happened and everything. i really pray for our family. >> i am not expecting anything like this to happen here. i want everyone to get along with each other. thds definitely a big shock to all of us. >> simpson is being held at the prince george's county detension center without bond. >> another university of bhdmd student said she woke up to a strange man in her bed. now prince george's county police are investigating a potential third incident nearby. sheldon dutes has that story from college park. >> all three of these incidents happened off campus between 2:00 and 5:00 in the morning. it is unclear if they are connected, but campus police say they haven't received reports since then. as female students at the university of maryland get ready to start their weekend, a string of off-campus sex offenses has everyone rethinking their safety.
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>> it makes everyone more hesitant to talk to people. we live in a house together, and we're all told be sure you know who you are opening the door to. >> this is a string of attacks of women waking up to someone in their bed. >> that is -- you have very vulnerable when you sleep. >> one happened at the leonard complex. police are also looking into a potential incident ornery ri island. each happened with no forced entry to the home. >> do you think you are looking for the same person? >> that's ard to say at this point. we have not gotten any definitive descriptions. the chief put a video out. we are hoping someone can come forward that can identify this person. >> campus police say the man is a person of interest. although students don't know who the culprit is, his nim name is
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well known. >> i have read about it. i am a bit scared. it could happen. >> we don't believe this is a serial issue. again, as i said, this occurred one night. we have not had any issues since. we have patrols. we have officers sukt conducting surveillance out here. one woman's roommate was in the room with her, and another woman's boyfriend was actual any in the same bed with her during the fond ling. >> a suspicious death in south baltimore. investigators say the victim's death was found last night in the 700 block of east pontyack avenue in brooklyn. there is no word on how the person dyes died, but homicide detectives are working on the case. >> a stabbing death of a 91-year-old woman. irene logan was found inside her
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home. 45-year-old anthony robinson has been chadged with the murder. police found several of her belongings inside his home. police believe this is a random attack. >> the search for a suspect after someone stoled stole patient information from good samaritan. kai reed explains how the suspect got away with the crime. >> the theft took place inside good smare -- samaritan's film library. according to hospital officials, the films were more than five years old and had been put aside to be destroyed or recycled. >> it appears he did this as posing as the vendor of disposing of those items. >> the suspect's motives may
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have been to he can tract and sell the silver contained in the films. it says there is no clinical impact to pave care as medical results remain with the patient record. we are working to determine the patients affected. good samaritan has an intricate surveillance system. police are looking to identify locations where they may have attempted to sell the stolen silver. >> right now they are hoping to determine a suspect profile or image and in addition we are interviewing potential winds, hospital staff, custodians, security guards. >> kai reed, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are aware of asimilar attempts to steal or sell silver, they are not aware of any local attempts. >> fema said it will make
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federal funding available for recovery efforts from hurricane irene. cecil county is among those expected to receive aid. the storm ripped through causing major damage and flooding last month. it forced major evacuations in ocean stiss city for the first time in 26 years. >> it is 5:09 on tv hill. >> do it yourself botox kits? do the risks oud out-weigh the benefits? >> i don't know. >> we'll tell you in "medical alert." >> and angry customers hitting -- hit with everything except the bill. >> "11 news saturday morning" is just getting started. ta
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>> take a look from our skycam there. 62 degrees at the inner harbor. winds are calm. can you see we are under the influence of high pressure. a nice morning as we head into the afternoon. it will be cloudy, unfortunately, with temperatures in the mid to upper 06's. but there is a warming trend on
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the way. i'll talk to you about that in just a minute. in the meantime, as far as our weather yesterday, we were well above normal as far as the high temperatures out at the airport. about 10 degrees below normal. and our low temperatures, airport, 45. inner harbor 53 again. below the normal rain. luckily, we don't need anymore rain, after what we saw in the past couple weeks. annapolis there at 60. 60 ocean city. way out west a bit of cooler temperatures. as far as today's forecast is concerned, still under the influence of high pressure, but there is a little bit of a disturbance way south of us around the virginia beach area that's going to churn up and could bring wet weather to areas south of annapolis. for that we'll call it mostly
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cloudy for today. east-northeast winds. 64 to 68 degrees. our current weather shows high cloud cover and a few spotty showers. here's that low that's just going to churn all day. as it continues to churn, it will bring some wet weather. unfortunately the folks in ocean city will bring cloudy conditions and rain all day today. as we take an extended look at this, we will see there is an upper trough here that's going to keep that disturbance here. there is a stationary front, what's left of that cold front, that came through our area yesterday and the day before. it brought with it all that cold area from canada. that's going to stay with us for quite a while. futurecast shows cloudy activity all day. then at 6:00 earlier, there was a potty shower that came up and has now dissipated. you can see all that junction that's forming around there.
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that's 5:00 tomorrow morning. that's going to stay with you guys down in ocean city. sorry we had to spoil your weekend plans. there is a small craft advisory through monday morning. you see wends out of the east at 18 to 1330 knots. tonight we continue with cloudy conditions. mostly cloudy. i call it brisk with a breeze. winds will pick up out of the east. if you are heading out on the town, going to need a jacket. temperatures 49 to 52 degrees. wow, fall? out of nashville for the ravens game. they will have nice weather. possibly a thunderstorm. 77 to 82 degrees. if you are watching it on your couch in the greater baltimore area, you will be dealing with temperatures in the mid to upper 60's. speaking of that, let's look at rest of the week. tomorrow we're at 69. 70's through tuesday and wednesday with a chance of some
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afternoon thunderstorms. but i like that, the temperatures back into the 7's. another front moves through on friday, and we're back into the 60's. >> well, when was the last time you saw a fisherman catch a deer. that's what happened to one man in michigan. he came upon a fawn trying to swim across the bay. the man was able to pull the fawn aboard his boat. he released the animal when they got closer to shore. >> from a man helping others to one not so happy with other people. take a look at this case of restaurant rage. police say a customer at a fast food restaurant wasn't satisfied with his dessert. first he swipes at something on the counter and storms out, but then he cummeds back, throwing more items from the counter and take a swing at an employee. p and when you think he's gone for good, he grabs a mop and
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swings it at two people behind the counter they were not hurt. but the irate customer faces assault and criminal mischief. >> i wonder what the dessert was ? >> i don't know. maybe they didn't have chocolate. >> detectives arrest a man in connection with the death of an elderly woman. how officials were able to connect him to that incident. >> bofox gone wrong. the potential dangers hinald the do it yourself botox kits. >> i'm sally kidd. this area is hoping to become beth! hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain.
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injection kits online. doctors warn the risks far outweigh any rewards. >> it is easy to search online and find pictures of botox gone wrong. however, experts say you can make things worse by buying a kit online. days cheaper alternative that could cost a patient your life. >> for a patient think there is an instruction sheet they can use to inject, it is a catastrophe waiting to happen. >> $15 p 3 buys you a vial that's supposedly filled with the bacterium. >> i've heard from india, china, several countries. there are some from arizona. and there are bootleg botox labs with horrible results with almost killing people.
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>> dr. tracy fabro, a dermatologist, said it is very dangerous. botox and one other are the only two approved for cosmetic use. >> we ordered that from the web site and this is what we got. two alcohol prep pads, a numbing scream, and two vials, which are supposedly botox. there are you -- two instruction sheets. one is directions and the other is a chart that tells you how and where to inject the botox. so i'm mixing the two vials together. once you are done, you are ready to inject. the strucks say, enjoy the fact that you have just gotten salon results without the fancy price. we do not suggest you do this
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yourself, but we recognize you have the right. the doctors say the risks are too high. >> you can get many paralysis of miscellaneous pls, infection or worse, a bad staph infection. you have to be a good detective. no doctor will be afraid to tell you exactly how to prove this is an f.d.a. approved botox. you see this irridescen? that's how we know it is truly the correct bottle. >> doctors charge an average of $15 a unit and the do it yourself sit? less than $2 a unit. >> interesting. well, still ahead, the future of space flight is moving closer to maryland p first we want to show
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you some of the events going on around town this weekend. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal.
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big rocket launches. >> chincoteague island is known for its ponies. the small-town feel is a big draw, too. that may be changing. big things are happening just a few miles up the road at the mid-atlantic regional space board at wallop. >> currently we are in production of a vehicle. >> they are building a new commercial spacecraft. a new launch pad is going in, and test flights are set for the fall. >> so that gives us an opportunity to invite people down, much like going to cape canaveral and seeing the excitement of a rocket launch. >> if all goes as planned, wallop will be a major hub of commercial flight. david borden opened a new kayak
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shop in part because of the big rocket show. >> the best seat in the house is from a kayak. they come from the launch. the launch is father of it, but the nature and the beauty and the wildlife we have. >> the station could infuse money into the economy. still some worry about the new development a commercial space port could bring. >> we walked on until after 10:00, and we didn't pass but two or three cars. that's what i like. >> of course, the addition of a human space flight program. hopes are high, plans are in the works, but people here know they have to be patient. reporting from chincoteague virginia, i'm sally kidd.
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>> coming up, a look at our top stories. >> at least three killed at an air show in nevada. what investigators believe caused the accident. >> and a class action lawsuit filed against kennedy kreiger. we'll tell you about that. >> and how long the fall-like weather will stick around. coming up. ♪ okay, so who ordered the cereal that can help lower cholesterol and who ordered the yummy cereal? yummy. that's yours. lower cholesterol. lower cholesterol. i'm yummy. lower cholesterol. i got that wrong didn't i? [ male announcer ] want great taste? honey nut cheerios. want whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol? honey nut cheerios. it's a win win. good? [ crunching, sipping ] be happy. be healthy. can i try yours?
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>> welcome back to "11 news saturday morning." thank you for joining us. >> our top stories in just a moment, but lowell is here first with a look outside and some medical information. >> i have had these headaches for four days, and i think it is weather related. >> the pressure is very high. >> my head is going to explode! >> it is not going to explotheplode, but if you have joint pain or prone to headaches, it could happen. the pressure is pretty high. 30.30 is pretty high. i think if you can stick with it for another day or two, the pressure will start to come down. i know aleve is good. i don't want to endorse any medical products, but i have heard that is good for a headache. speaking of headaches, if you
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are heading to ocean city, unfortunately i think it is going to be a wet one for you guys. there is this low disturbance in the outer banks and virginia beach area. unfortunately that will bring wet weather to ocean city and points west annapolis i think. as far as us here in the greater baltimore area, i think we'll be ok, just a lot of clouds. so it is not going to ruin any of your afternoon plans as far as today and tomorrow. quickly looking at some of the temperatures around town. b.w.i. airport, they are currently at 51 degrees. there is that high pressure i was talking about. 30.33, and the humidity at 51%. at the inner harbor, warmer down there. 60 degrees. i think they will fluctuate down there. topping around 66 to 68 degrees. we'll take an extended look at your forecast in just a couple minutes. ladies? >> our big story this morning, the national transstagseation
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safety board are trying to figure out why a plane crashed in reno, nevada. three people were killed and more than 60 spectators injured. >> thousands of people witnessed the deadly crash. two winds described what they saw. >> i saw the plane come around the final turn. it seemed to go out of control and pitched upward. it looped back up over the crowd 0, which they do when there is a mayday. a lot of these guys pull out. he pulled up, and he went straight up, rolled, then it nosed over and was coming straight down at our box. we were watching the prop come down at us deciding whether we should run or stay there. then the pilot regained some control, saw the plane nose up a little bit, and everyone was saying uh-oh, uh-oh. he went down, down, down, straight down, and exploded. turned around, watched the plane
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come down 60 feet from us into the front row box. >> it was so tragic. it shook everybody up. >> do you get the impression he was trying to steer away from the crowd. >> i think so. i think the pilot is a here -- hero. he had to be fighting those controls. >> and here's a look now at some of our other top stories. prince george's county police are investigating another sexual assault incident. authorities say a woman awoke to an unknown man touching her inappropriately. it happened near the university of maryland college park campus. this is the second report of such an incident. police say they are investigating a possible third as well. >> a man in custody in the stabbing death of a 91-year-old woman. family members found the body of irene logan inside her home on august 4. 45-year-old anthony robinson has been charged with her murder. police found several her
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belongings inside robinson's home. >> the search on this morning for a man that attacked another man with a machete. police were called to the 6500 block of reisterstown road. two men were arguing when one athacked other with a machete. the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threat jeng injuries. >> a class pax lawsuit claims kennedy krieger entiesed dozens of children into homes treated with lead. they say the study improved the homes of those children and led to significant reforms. >> the lawsuit claims that will kennedy krieger -- his family
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had him tested. the kennedy told him he would be part of a two-year lawsuit. they said the purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of lead-abatement. the family wasn't told about that nor were they told he would not receive treatment. the the lawsuit says that the institute enticed them in lead-painted housing to test the success of lead-dust abatement measures. it suggests a racial bias saying kennedy krieger only selected low-income and minorities for its study. their statement was "research was conducted in the best interests of all the children enrolled." the study findings were that the blood levels of most children
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residing in the home went down or stayed constant but in a few cases rose. 25 years ago 25% of low-income housing suffered from lead. 20% of children suffered from lead poisoning, the highest in the country. at that time there were no laws regulating housing. kennedy krieger moved children from high levels of lead to no levels of lead. they found landlords could make significant improvements to improve lead. dr. gold d. stein says, quote, "we have a great concern about the families affected by the scourge of lead poisoning and stepped in to help them in their time of need. we are confident this will come to light when the facts are presented." >> david said no dollar amount is spelled out in that lawsuit. the study sponsored by the
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>> starting with a look outside, b.w.i., 60 degrees. winds calm. still under the influence of high pressure. the sun will rise in probably about an hour. so stay tight in bed and watch my weather forecast. how's that? now, i don't want to dig up any bad memories. i know we have had our share of hurricanes and tropical storms more than we care to have. but yesterday was the anniversary of hurricane floyd. i wanted to point that out for you. a little history lesson for us. we had tremendous amount of rainfall. 14 to 15 inches. annapolis 11.6 inches. b.w.i. marshall saw 7.2 inches. we had a gust here on tv hill of 62 miles per hour. these last couple storms we had mch a lot of that rainfall, especially for folks down in
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ellicott city, port deposit, like that. way down in ocean city, they are down -- they are at 54. out west, hagerstown 49. westminster 50. parkton 48. edgewood 53 degrees. as far as the rest of the day is concerned, i think we're going to stay probably in the mid to upper 60's, depending on where you live. winds 0 ut of the east-northeast. temperatures 63 to 68 degrees. current weather right now shows high cloud cover over a majority of the area. there is an upper level disturbance that will bring a lot of rain to the southern portions of ocean city, virginia beach, norfolk, things like that. if you are out at ocean city, i don't think it will be too good because that rain will hover around there around that low
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system. this is all because, again, this upper level disturbance here. here is the front that passed through friday and friday night, early saturday -- early yesterday morning. i forget the days. i'm here yesterday, and you have to put two and two together. there is the high that's over us in portions of the west, and there is this other disturbance out here that will come up and help aleave some of the headache problems that lisa is having. as we head into sunday morning, there is that low that's going to cause problems for ocean city. this shows a little shower activity to the south of us here. i don't think that's going to stick around. that's probably some morning drizzle, and it will burn off as the day moves on. if you are heading out into the bay, there is a small craft
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advisory. if you are heading out on the town tonight, we'll have mostly cloudy conditions. i call it brisk with a breeze. 49 to 52 degrees. and then the ravens game is looking pretty good. if you are heading up to nashville, 77 to 82 degrees. a chance of a thunderstorm there. our seven-day, as well, has thunderstorm activity in the middle of the week. as you can see here, the rest of the weekend we're not going to reach probably 70 if we're lucky. i think 68 to 69 looks better than that. i tell you why this is happening here and another front that comes in next friday in my next forecast. >> still ahead on "11 news saturday morning," college debt is racking up these days. with loss of jobs, many people are questioning if a degree is worth the price tag. you can hear from experts in your -- our "education alert."
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worth the price. rahima ellis has more. >> for many a college degree is considered a ticket to a brighter future. but a lot of college graduates are having a difficult time dealing with it. at least two-thirds of college graduates start their careers $23,000 in debt. for chris mcloud it is worse. he graduated owing thousands in debt. he said he can't find a degree in international studies, instead he's working at a drug store and living with his mom. the idea is that you go to college and find a job. it is not the reality of the situation any movement >> college is a scam. >> i don't think it is worth it. >> i want to get into the work
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force as quickly as possible. >> even some academicics maintain college is not for everyone. >> the rising cost of college has changed the eindication, so scledge less afford -- so college is less affordable and less good of an vesm as it was five or 10 years ago. >> others say unemployment numbers tell a different story. nationwide 9.6 of americans are out of work versus 4.3 unemployment rate for college graduates. people are advised to take advantage of student loans. >> it caps your payments based on what you earn. that means your payments will never be more than what you can afford. after 25 years, if you still owe anything on your loan, it is foregiven mple -- forgiven. >> the drought almost cost one
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>> the ravens head for nashville getting ready for the game against the tightans. if they show the offensive balance we saw in week one, hard to see anything other than a ravens win come sunday afternoon. it was the kind of balance for which ravens fans have clamored. the bee league -- the tired orte -- javier ortega -- the tired offensive coordinator. to hear cam tell it, he's lucky to have a job. >> there was no great call in that game. there was some great execution in that game. there were probably two or three
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bad calls that the guys executed and made work. that's what i think you saw. i don't think it is going to be the call or just the execution. it is a combination of the two. execution will override a call every time. >> he finishes off the drive going left. storm taking a 7-0 lead. next, eaton. sassafras. made it 12-0. on the board in the third. great effort on the 68-yard touchdown. edmonton moves ahead on the season. look at that, alex ovechkin. rocking that 8 jersey. fp fun to see.
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top of the first. a great catch by matt engle. a 2-0 lead. two on, two out. seven shut-out innings. struck out by the bottom six. makes sure nobody in the outfield can run into each other. two-run shot. that made it 8-0. they get the win by a final of 8-3. that's a look at sports. i'm pete gilbert. have a great day. >> there are no if's, and's or barks about it, it was definitely a rough day for a puppy that had to be saved after following into a narrow crack in the ground. [puppy whining] >> the cries came from the
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cracked earth. the victim, a 4-week-old puppy. it disappeared in fredrica simeons back yard. >> i started listening. i said that sounds like a baby, that's got to be him. >> the little guy slipped into a narrow crack. >> it was three to four inches wide. >> fredrica panicked, called 91 . >> i said, he's in the hole! they said, calm down. i thought he was going to dye die. >> using a measuring tape, you get a sense of how deep this goes and the challenges rescuers faced. this one is three feet deep. >> i'm afraid i'll cave in on him. >> you could barely see the head
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of the dog and that was it. >> we're going to try to lieu loosen the dirt with water and make it muddy. hopefully he'll slide out. >> it work! officer justin crass pulled up with the puppy. >> i was crying, i looked at man mall shelter guy, and i looked at him, and he wanted to cry. we were so excited. >> it took 20 minutes to free the dog, dirty fur, still crying, but unhurt. >> happy ending. >> cute. they should call him digger. >> there you go. >> 52 degrees at 5:56 on tv hill. here's a look ahead to our next hour. >> a crash at an air show injured dozens of people. >> disaster aid coming to maryland due to the effects of irene. >> and a cloudy, cool day on tap for today. some areas could see a little
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bit of rain. i'll tell you where coming up in your insta-weather plus forecast.
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